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Christopher Jarvis

MSc

Research Degree Student

Christopher joined LSHTM in 2015 having previously completed his MSc in Medical Statistics at the school. Before joining for his PhD, he worked as a Biostatistician in both academia and industry on a range of therapeutic areas, predominantly focusing on clinical trials. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Teaching

He teaches on a several courses including Introduction to Statistical Computing, Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (STEPH). He runs the Introduction to Stata Programming for PhD students and is also involved with R programming for PhD Students.

Chris is an academic lead on the schools Young Scientist programme, and is a STEMNET ambassador.

Research

His PhD is on Spatial Analysis of Cluster Randomised trials which is funded by the MRC Methodology Hub. Christopher's research interests include Spatial analysis with particular focus on Data Visualisation and Bayesian Modelling.

Additionally he is interested in the development of Data Science as a discipline and the benefit that interdisciplinary work between analysts from a range of backgrounds can bring. 

Research Area
Clinical trials
Statistical methods
Bayesian Analysis
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Spatial analysis
Discipline
Epidemiology
GIS/Spatial analysis
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Malaria
Dengue
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Region
Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
South Asia